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Martin Figura was once described in a hospital referral letter (bad back) as ‘a pleasant 58 year old gentleman’. His collection and show Whistle was shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award and won the 2013 Saboteur Award for Best Spoken Word Show. Shed (Gatehouse Press) and Dr Zeeman’s Catastrophe Machine (Cinnamon Press) were both published in 2016. During the first lockdown he began the monthly Zoom event Live From The Butchery with Helen Ivory and Kate Birch, it won the Best Spoken Word Night Saboteur Award and continues to this day. In 2021 he was Salisbury NHS Writer in Residence, with a pamphlet My Name is Mercy from Fair Acre Press. As Far as I’m Concerned is due out with Cinnamon Press in 2023. He lives in Norwich with Helen Ivory and sciatica.